Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is emerging as a potential intervention for patients with highly treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Early, open-label studies supported the safety and potential efficacy of DBS for TRD but later randomized, controlled trials have yielded mixed results.
One of the biggest barriers faced by African American female survivors who choose to disclose their abuse is a hostile environment and a tendency towards justification, particularly when the alleged offender happens to be a man of influence.
Grief is the natural response to loss. It’s complex, time-varying and multifaceted. Everyone grieves in their own way, but there are commonalities. Grief is permanent after someone close dies, finding a place in the life of a bereaved person.
Although several evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exist, logistical and stigma-related barriers often deter individuals with PTSD from accessing these treatments.
Even in this secular age, more than eight in ten people worldwide identify with a religious group (Pew Research Center, 2010), and more than nine in ten Americans profess belief in God or a higher power (Gallup Poll, 2011).
Founded in 1979, ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.